From Genesis to Revelation

Bible Overview covers the whole message of the Bible in a single subject. It has been designed and presented by Mike Raiter, a popular and esteemed Bible teacher. It will help you grasp of the big story of the Bible, and to make more sense of the different Bible readings you may hear at church or read in your own devotions. It also will help you get a sense of how the Bible relates to the world around us.

Director, Centre for Biblical Preaching

Mike Raiter

A popular and esteemed Bible teacher, Mike is the Director of the new Centre for Biblical Preaching in Melbourne, a partnership between the Church Missionary Society (CMS) and St Jame’s Old Cathedral, West Melbourne. Previously he was the Head of the Department of Mission at Moore College and, more recently, Principal of Melbourne School of Theology. Mike spent 11 years working in Pakistan, largely in theological education. He is married to Sarah and they have 4 children (Joel, Nate, Pippa and Lauren). To keep fit Mike likes to wrap his mind around cryptic crosswords, sudokus, and Scandinavian crime novels. He is the author of the 2004 Australian Christian Book of the Year, Stirrings of the Soul.

Subjects: Bible Overview

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Aims and learning outcomes

  • 2

    1 Creation and Chaos

    • The story of creation and fall

    • Video Lesson 1A

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 1A

    • Video Lesson 1B

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 1B

    • Lesson 1 Quiz

  • 3

    2 New Beginnings

    • Abraham, Moses, Exodus and the Law

    • Video Lesson 2A

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 2A

    • Video Lesson 2B

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 2B

    • Lesson 2 Quiz

  • 4

    3 Israel

    • The rise of the monarchy and the Golden Age

    • Video Lesson 3A

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 3A

    • Video Lesson 3B

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 3B

    • Lesson 3 Quiz

  • 5

    4 Downfall

    • Divided Kingdom and the Prophets

    • Video Lesson 4A

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 4A

    • Video Lesson 4B

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 4B

    • Lesson 4 Quiz

  • 6

    5 Coming of the King

    • Jesus and the Gospels

    • Video Lesson 5A

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 5A

    • Video Lesson 5B

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 5B

    • Lesson 5 Quiz

  • 7

    6 Life under the King

    • The Letters of the New Testament, Revelation & The End of the Beginning

    • Video Lesson 6A

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 6A

    • Video Lesson 6B

    • Reflection/Discussion Questions 6B

    • Lesson 6 Quiz

  • 8

    Final quiz

    • Final Quiz

    • Feedback Survey